Surprising Dangers of Trampolines for Kids

Trampolines are popular among kids and adults, but there’s no denying they’re dangerous. Whether kids are supervised at an indoor park or jumping on a trampoline in the backyard, there’s always risk for significant injury.

Growth Plate Injuries: What You Should Know

We all know that nutrition is important for your child’s growth and development. But your child’s growth — particularly height — also depends on bone growth plates. When those growth plates become damaged through a sports-related injury or accident, they not only can be painful but also can affect how well and how long your … Read More

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Gymnastics Safety Tips: Keep Kids Injury-Free

Girls all over America watched gymnast Gabby Douglas flip and spin across the Olympic mat a couple years ago, dreaming they might one day reach that level of elite gymnastics. But competitive gymnastics brings with it significant risk for injury, including strains and sprains as well as stress fractures to the back, wrists and ankles. … Read More